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The Ivy House

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5316 / 52°31'53"N

Longitude: -3.0442 / 3°2'39"W

OS Eastings: 329259

OS Northings: 293149

OS Grid: SO292931

Mapcode National: GBR B4.FP5M

Mapcode Global: VH75Q.5MZM

Plus Code: 9C4RGXJ4+J8

Entry Name: The Ivy House

Listing Date: 1 October 1996

Last Amended: 1 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17347

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the A489 (S side), approximately 100m W of turning to Hyssington. Set back from the road by a short driveway, and with outbuildings to the N and E.

County: Powys

Town: Montgomery

Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)

Community: Churchstoke

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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House c1830 (dated 1833 on an outbuilding), with extension and bay to S added c1935.


Two-storey house with attic, facing W, with extension and conservatory to S, and canted bay at SW angle. Random rubble with stucco to the front, roughcast the remainder. Hipped slate roof with 2 red brick stacks behind, and with projecting eaves and lath and plaster soffit. Three-bay symmetrical front. In the upper storey are 3x12-pane sash windows with hood moulds and projecting stone sills. Porch with 2 Tuscan columns with moulded entablature. Door glazed with 9 panes, with 2 panels below. Flanking the doorway are canted bays, with small-paned, full-height windows. Verandah constructed of a latticed iron frame, with swept leaded roof. Half dormers with iron-framed casements added to end walls, probably early C20.


Stair hall with drawing room and dining room to left and right. Straight stair with scrolled tread ends. Ground floor doorways with fluted architraves.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-preserved early C19 house, retaining its original character, especially in the finely detailed west front.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Milestone
    Located behind the boundary wall of the garden to Ivy house on the S side of the A489.
  • II Broadway House
    Located on the N side of the A489, in landscaped gardens with a pond to the W . Paddock and stables to the front and farm buildings to the rear.
  • II Todleth House
    Located along a driveway to the N of the A489 with gardens to front and rear.
  • II Hurdley Hall
    Isolated house reached down a steep driveway from Hurdley and Lower Hurdley Farms. The house faces N on to a driveway, with a large garden on the other three sides.
  • II Lower Hurdley Farmhouse
    South facing house set back from the road on a sloping site, enclosed by a stone wall on the S, W and N side, and by a yard on the E side. It stands immediately E of Hurdley Farm.
  • II Hurdley Farm
    South facing house and byre at a bend in the road in Hurdley. Stands immediately west of Lower Hurdley Farm.
  • II Aston Hall
    Located down slope from the B4385 (N side) close to the valley bottom. Probably a platform site.
  • II The Llanerch (also known as Park House)
    On S side of minor road between Churchstoke and Hyssington, entered through white gate posts opposite a farm track. House enclosed within a large garden with outbuilding on N side.

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